At over a half mile in length, this bridge with its 34 simple deck truss spans is among the longest such bridges in the entire country. With the exception of one larger span over railroad tracks, all the deck truss spans are 100 foot spans. A single steel stringer approach span is at each end of the bridge.
Oklahoma has several very long multi-span pony truss bridges, but this is the only example of a super-long deck truss bridge. The bridge retains excellent historic integrity with no significant truss alterations, and original railings on the deck. Despite its significance, this historic bridge is slated for demolition and replacement.
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